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Lake Urmia water level rose by 71cm 22 Dec 2019

Lake Urmia water level rose by 71cm

TEHRAN (Iran News) – The water level at Lake Urmia, northwestern Iran, currently stands at an elevation of 1,271 meters above sea level, which is 71 centimeters more than the water level on the corresponding date of last year, a senior official said. Head of Lake Urmia Restoration Project Farhad Sarkhosh said Sunday that the […]

Iran wins intl. karate C’ships in Urmia 20 Aug 2018

Iran wins intl. karate C’ships in Urmia

Iran has won the 14th edition of Solidarity & Friendship Karate Male Championships which was held in the western Iranian city of Urmia. The 14th edition of Solidarity & Friendship Karate Male Championships kicked off on Friday and attracted about 400 karate practitioners from 14 countries including teams from France, Azerbaijan and Turkey. The tournament lasted […]

Marmisho Lake in Urmia: A Tourist Attraction of Iran 21 Jun 2018

Marmisho Lake in Urmia: A Tourist Attraction of Iran

Marmisho Region is located in 70km Northwest of Iran’s northwestern city of Urmia (also known as Oroumiyeh) in a long valley with 184km2 area. Marmisho Lake is known as lost paradise where everyone are amazed by staggeringly beautiful landscapes including stunning lake in the heart of Marmisho Mountain and that is why due to its […]

One killed as Iranian army chopper crashes in Urmia 29 Sep 2017

One killed as Iranian army chopper crashes in Urmia

An Iranian army helicopter has crashed in the northwestern city of Urmia , leaving one person dead and two others injured. The Bell 214 chopper came down due to a technical problem during a test flight on Thursday, deputy head for coordination at Hamza Sayyid al-Shuhada Base Habib Shahsavari told Iran’s Tasnim news agency. He said one person was […]

Budget deficit could delay Lake Urmia’s revival: environment chief 05 Sep 2017

Budget deficit could delay Lake Urmia’s revival: environment chief

TEHRAN — Lake Urmia is already saved from total dryness, however, budget deficit might postpone the lake’s full restoration, the chief of the Department of Environment said on Monday. “Currently full restoration of the lake depends on the budget the government allocates to the revival projects,” Isa Kalantari said during his first press conference after […]